More Than Okay by Bru Baker

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Title:More Than Okay by Bru Baker
Release Date: September 28, 2016
Pages:58 • Format: eARC
Published By: Dreamspinner Press
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Something in Jake’s relationship with Connor is changing, and not for the better. The only thing that’s been growing between them recently is silence, and when Connor starts lying about where he’s been and slipping out of bed at night, Jake fears the worst.

Jake gets the surprise of his life when he finds out what Connor has really been doing. It couldn’t be further from what he’d expected. Instead of ending the relationship, Connor has been building up to taking the next step together with a huge romantic surprise for Jake.

The scare shows Jake what’s really important, and the ordeal might make them stronger and bring them closer together than ever before.

two-stars

I don’t do well with the miscommunication trope. It makes me want to punch random people. I do not like it. I can’t stand it and this is the gist of this short story. I’m not sure what’s the point of the story if it’s going to be miscommunication for 80% of the novella. I didn’t find anything reassuring. I didn’t like the characters. I didn’t even want to push through a 60 page book. I honestly spent most of the time rolling my eyes at the absurdity. The whole reminiscing of the past seems irrelevant for the amount of pages that this is. I feel like if that was going to happen then it could have been longer. Besides the sex nothing else was good. I won’t even speak on the reveal. Unless you want an entire review filled with angry eye rolls, and destruction gifs then its best that I leave it alone. That’s an issue, if I all I wanted was a smutty book then I could have choose something else. I’m not trying to be mean, but the trope took away any amount of happiness or joy I could have while reading this. The writing was the only semi-good thing going on.

About Bru Baker

Bru Baker got her first taste of life as a writer at the tender age of four when she started publishing a weekly newspaper for her family. What they called nosiness she called a nose for news, and no one was surprised when she ended up with degrees in journalism and political science and started a career in journalism.

Bru spent fifteen years writing for newspapers before making the jump to fiction. She now works in reference and readers’ advisory in a Midwestern library, though she still finds it hard to believe someone’s willing to pay her to talk about books all day. Most evenings you can find her curled up with a mug of tea, some fuzzy socks, and a book or her laptop. Whether it’s creating her own characters or getting caught up in someone else’s, there’s no denying that Bru is happiest when she’s engrossed in a story. She and her husband have two children, which means a lot of her books get written from the sidelines of various sports practices.

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